Elizabeth Blackmore (pictured inside; “The Legend Of The Seeker”) and Jessica Lucas (pictured inside; Cloverfield, “Melrose Place”) have joined the cast of the Evil Dead remake that Fede Alvarez will direct shortly. They join the previously cast Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez and Lou Taylor Pucci.
Per The Hollywood Reporter, “Jessica Lucas, who was one of the stars of CW’s Melrose Place, is in talks to join the production… while relative newcomer Elizabeth Blackmore is set for a role in the horror movie… Lucas will play the best friend of the girl going through withdrawal (Levy) who is also a nurse. Blackmore is playing the fiancée of Fernandez and new to the group.”
Raimi, Campbell and Rob Tapert are producing with Ghost House Pictures. Fede Alvarez is directing and co-wrote the script with Rodo Sayagues. Diablo Cody (Juno, Young Adult) revised the latest draft. The movie is targeted to open April 12, 2013. Pictured: Blackmore